Is Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh More Important to Miami Heat’s Big Three?

September 28th, 2012 by Josh Martin Leave a reply »
Does size still matter in the NBA?

The Miami Heat would answer in the negative. Last season, they became the first team in modern league history to win the title by playing "small ball."

Granted, they may have been the exception that proved the rule. After all, not every team can be so fortunate as to employ LeBron James, whose peculiar talents enabled the Heat to succeed without slotting players into a traditional 1-through-5 lineup.

Clearly, LeBron, a three-time MVP and reigning Finals MVP, sits atop Miami's pecking order after carrying the Heat to the top. But who, between Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, is No. 2?

On second thought, Wade's two titles, one Finals MVP and longstanding tenure on South Beach all but assure that he won't be anything worse than LeBron's chief sidekick—at least for the time being.

The better question, then is, which secondary star is more important to Miami's prospects for success?

Conventional wisdom would suggest that such an honor belongs to Bosh. Sure, the Heat don't need a traditional post-up center to succeed, but they certainly need someone to rebound, block sho ...

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